Michael was called to the Bar as a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2014 and now practices in the firm’s Corporate and Real Estate and Development Law Group. Michael focuses his practice on corporate structuring/restructuring, reorganizations, effecting tax planning objectives and small to mid-size mergers and acquisitions as well as residential and commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions. Michael has acted for several private and institutional lenders and borrowers in real estate based secured transactions as well as in real property based secured transactions.
Michael’s practice in Corporate Law includes all aspects of incorporating and maintaining a corporation in Ontario including preparing forward-thinking share structures and any agreements necessary to ensure smooth operation of the corporation moving forward. Michael routinely co-ordinates with accounting and tax planning professionals in order to ensure the timely and effective implementation of tax planning and other cost-saving objectives in a cost-effective and efficient manner.
Michael’s practice in Real Estate and Development Law focuses on residential and commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions including the preparation and registration of both private and institutional lending facilities.
Michael maintains a smaller practice in the areas of Wills and Estates Law.
Michael is an avid reader and technology enthusiast who also enjoys participating in outdoor challenges such as the Tough Mudder obstacle course.